Category Archives: Spirit

JIHAD DOES NOT EQUAL ISLAM

Tamerlan Tsarnaev and his 19-year-old brother, Dzhokhar, are accused of detonating two bombs at the Boston Marathon finish line on April 15, 2013, killing three people and wounding hundreds of others. They are also accused of killing a campus police … Continue reading

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Perspective on Disaster

On April 23, 1912, in a talk given in Washington, D.C., ‘Abdu’l-Bahá, referring to the Titanic disaster, said: …these events have deeper reasons. Their object and purpose is to teach man certain lessons. We are living in a day of … Continue reading

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“Religious” vs. “Spiritual”

People are increasingly describing themselves as “spiritual” but not “religious,” at least in the United States.  In the 12th century, “religious” pertained to a “state of life bound by monastic vows,” as well as “conduct indicating a belief in a … Continue reading

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